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USA, trade dollar, 1878 San Francisco obverse matched with Philadelphia reverse, made into a locket

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / US Coins Start Price:160.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 300.00 USD
USA, trade dollar, 1878 San Francisco obverse matched with Philadelphia reverse, made into a locket
SOLD
425.00USD+ (80.75) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2019 Nov 02 @ 10:34UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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USA, trade dollar, 1878 San Francisco obverse matched with Philadelphia reverse, made into a locket ("box dollar"). 22.47 grams. Expertly crafted "box dollar" made from the pairing of an 1878-S obverse and a Philadelphia reverse. Surfaces are polished and worn with some tooling marks on reverse, burnished circular interior pattern and sturdy, freshly oiled hinge. Box dollars were popular souvenirs on sale at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.